Borșa, Cluj

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The Bánffy castle
The Bánffy castle
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Location of the settlement on Cluj County map
Borșa, Cluj is located in Romania
Borșa, Cluj
Location on Romania map
Coordinates: 46°56′00″N 23°39′40″E / 46.93333°N 23.66111°E / 46.93333; 23.66111Coordinates: 46°56′00″N 23°39′40″E / 46.93333°N 23.66111°E / 46.93333; 23.66111
Country  Romania
County Cluj County
Status Commune
Settled 1315
Commune seat Borșa
Villages Borșa, Borșa-Cătun, Borșa-Crestaia, Ciumăfaia, Giula
 • Mayor Ileana Boșneag
 • Total 61.62 km2 (23.79 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total 1,608
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +40 x64[2]

Borşa (Hungarian: Kolozsborsa; German: Borschen) is a commune in Cluj County, Romania. It is composed of five villages: Borșa, Borșa-Cătun (Bánffytanya), Borșa-Crestaia, Ciumăfaia (Csomafája) and Giula (Kolozsgyula).


According to the census from 2002 there was a total population of 1,865 people living in this commune. Of this population, 88.47% are ethnic Romanians, 8.79% are ethnic Hungarians and 2.68% ethnic Romani.[3]


  1. ^ "Population as of July 1, 2007" (in Romanian). INSSE. April 4, 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 
  2. ^ x is a digit indicating the operator: 2 for the former national operator, Romtelecom, and 3 for the other ground telephone networks
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